This is the first book that is geared to the growing number of military and veterans legal clinics and seminar classes. The book is comprehensive, and accessible to lawyers and students with military experience and also for those who do not have a military background, but are interested in representing military troops or veterans.
It includes a chapter on establishing a military law clinic, including sample forms, a sample Syllabus and general information about starting and maintaining a clinic. It also features substantive law sections on the military physical evaluation board proceedings, traumatic service group life insurance appeals, veterans benefits appeals, appeals before discharge upgrade boards, the FERES doctrine, the service members civil relief act and others. The book is ideal for both clinical courses and seminar classes. It incorporates excerpts from relevant cases and a series of discussion questions and problems for each area of law.
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